Self & Social Awareness

Our ability to recognize and identify our emotions, accurately perceive our sense of self, and confidently present our identity all contribute to how well we are able to successfully and socially interact and achieve at school.

 

Our behaviour is impacted by our ability to assess our own strengths and limitations, take the perspective of and empathize with others, and understand social and ethical norms for behaviour.

 

Important skills in this module involve:

  • Identifying emotions

  • Accurate self-perception

  • Recognizing strengths and opportunities for growth

  • Promoting self-confidence and self-efficacy (resilience)

  • Perspective-taking and developing empathy/compassion

  • Self regulating

  • Appreciating diversity and respecting others